Interfaith, Social Justice & Art is a project about the role of the arts in social justice and interfaith & multicultural efforts. It will comprise an art exhibit and a panel with professionals in the field. Students, faculty, staff & community members are invited to submit their artworks. The project is promoted by the Virginia Tech Interfaith Advisory Council, sponsored by a grant from the Interfaith Youth Core and the Virginia Tech Graduate School Diversity Scholarship.
VT Interfaith Advisory Council | 2020-21
Najla Mouchrek (chair), Bret Gresham (co-chair), Amanda Armstrong, Mohammed Ba-Aoum, Andy Brenner, Brian Britt, Khaled Hassouna, Alyssa Jorgensen, Kaycie Lassiter, Nancy Kaur, Andy Lowe
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Call for Submissions
Students, faculty, staff & community members were invited to submit artworks that express how their worldviews, religious, spiritual, or secular beliefs inform their perspectives in social justice efforts.
Categories: drawing/painting, photo, short video (3-min long max). A judging committee selected 1 winner from each category to receive a prize (professional art set & book + published article on VT News) . Artwork were submitted by April 17.
The Virtual Exhibit was launched on April 21 on a panel with professionals and the best artworks presentation.
Please direct any questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Virtual Exhibit Launch & Panel: Arts, Social Justice, and Interfaith Engagement
The virtual exhibit will be launched on Wednesday, April 21 (5:30 – 7 pm), with a panel gathering three outstanding professionals in the field:
With music from Itraab Arabic Music Ensemble. Panel moderated by Mohammed Ba-Aoum (Doctoral Student, Grad School Diversity Scholar).
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